American Alpine Club. The
premier U.S. mountain climbing club. Check out their excellent
Resources links to other sites.
Trails. A state-by-state guide to hiking trails in the United States and a
province-by-province guide to hiking trails in Canada.
Mountain Club (AMC). Your guide to the outdoors for the northeastern United
|Backpack Europe On A
Budget. This is a very well done site that has a lot of good
information for men or women who want to backpack through Western Europe.
This is all based on first hand experience and includes personal advice.
Western Europe on a Budget. A good
list from a Google search.
Climbing and Hiking Clubs and
Organizations. A good worldwide list from a Google search.
Colorado Mountain Club.
The Colorado Mountain Club has comprehensive information on hiking and
mountain climbing in Colorado, USA, as well as, information on national and
Number 1 site for backpacking in Europe. Covers backpacking,
student and independent European travel - in depth: facts, reviews,
articles, discussion, live reports, and travel advice.
Comprehensive Hiking and Backpacking
|How To See The World. This is the title of a free, online book
written by John Gregory, who has visited over 35 countries. It is
subtitled "The Art of European and World Travel
Backpacking". In it, he details all aspects of seeing the world
as a backpacker in 25 well-researched chapters. We thank him for
offering his experience to the world.
Magazine - Online. This is the Outside magazine's website.
An excellent place for all things outside the building you are in.
|Potpourri of Sites + Travel.
We wish they would have chosen a better name for their site which has the best and
most comprehensive super list of links to backpacking, tent camping, outfitters, and other
travel-related sites. No tricky navigation here. Just a simple, alphabetical list on a
single page divided into 3 subheadings. Scroll down to look over the list or use your
browser "Edit-Find on this page" feature and type in what you are looking for.
This site is awesome and that's coming from someone over 50!
No list of hiking and backpacking sites would be complete without a
link to the Sierra Club.
Worldwide Hiking Guide. This is a very ambitious site covering hiking,
backpacking and mountain biking all over the world. They have a good start for
on-line trail maps with lots of photographs and other information for your outdoors
From planning your trip to
making the most of it while on the road, and offer information from travel
journals and various ways to keep in touch with family, friends and fellow
|Travelpunk.com. Backpacking, student and
budget hostels, hotels, Eurail, air fares, budget tips, currency,
vaccinations, weather and an extensive list of many useful links.
Hiking Page. Another super-comprehensive site.
They cover walking, hiking and backpacking worldwide with good links to
hiking organizations, Usenets, bulletin boards, chat rooms and forums.
They also have an excellent list and links to outdoor stores and advice on
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